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Photo Contest Submission

Contest Rules

Western Interlock offers an opportunity for Contractors & Home Owners to show Hardscape projects that have been created using Western Interlocks’ paving stones &/or retaining walls.

1. The contest is open to everyone except for Western Interlock, Inc employee and their immediate families.
2. All entrants must submit a completed contest entry with their photo.
3. Only color photos with Western Interlock, Inc products are eligible for consideration.
4. Photos must have been taken within the last 5 years.
5. Up to five photos may be submitted per person.
6. Photos may be submitted electronically or by mail. See Submission Guidelines for important specifics. Submissions will not be returned – do not send originals.
7. Entrants grant Western Interlock, Inc permission to use their photo(s) in any publication, marketing, and on the Western Interlock, Inc. web site, without any requirement to acknowledge entrant information.
8. All decisions by the judges are final.
9. Only submissions that adhere to the Contest Rules and Submission Guidelines are eligible to win.

Submission Guidelines:
The submission deadline is midnight December 1st, 2011. Submissions that do not meet the following specifications will be disqualified.

Acceptable Formats:
Digital photos: Photos taken with a digital camera must be submitted at a minimum resolution of 180 dpi and a file size of no smaller than 1.0MB & no larger than 14MB. File type must be .jpg or .tif. Minor digital enhancements for cropping & red-eye removal are permitted, but images that have been judged to be significantly altered will be disqualified. Photographers are not permitted to place borders or frames around their images or to place watermarks, signatures, dates or copyright notices on their images. Images must maintain the integrity of a proper product installation, and will be judged accordingly.

It is necessary that each filename identify who took each photo and what Western Interlock products were used. Please re-name your image to include the following:
• Product used
• Photographer’s full name, (or company name)

Example: “tegula.jamesdoe.jpg” or “camino.stonesinstalled.jpg”

Mailing discs: Please place digital images on a disc and mail it with your completed entry form to Western Interlock. Please write your name, phone number, on the disc.

E-mailing photos: Photos may be emailed to and must include a completed entry form. The entry form and the photos may be filled out and uploaded from our website,

Images will be judged on craftsmanship, creativity, subject matter & subject composition. Winners will be announced at on December 16th, 2011.


• 1st place – 2 night stay at Soul Vacation Resort in Waldport, Oregon
• 2nd place – $50.00 gift certificate at Kyllo’s Seafood & Grill in Lincoln City
• 3rd place – Western Interlock laying hammer

• 1st place – Large Oval Planter
• 2nd place – Small Firepit
• 3rd place – $25.00 gift certificate to Subway